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Microchip Unveils Lowest Cost Dev Tool for 16- and 32-bit PIC® MCUs, 16-bit dsPIC® DSCs

Microchip Unveils Lowest Cost Dev Tool for 16- and 32-bit PIC® MCUs, 16-bit dsPIC® DSCs

CHANDLER, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2011 [NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the lowest-cost development tool supporting 3.3V 16-bit and 32-bit PIC® microcontrollers (MCUs), as well as 16-bit dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) in 28-pin SPDIP packages. The flexible Microstick II tool features everything designers need to get started designing with these MCUs and DSCs, including an integrated debugger and programmer, user LED, reset button, and DUT socket for easy device swapping. The USB-powered tool can be used standalone or plugged into a prototyping board for extremely flexible development, and is supported by the MPLAB® Integrated Development Environment (IDE) . This tool makes it easy to evaluate and develop with Microchip’s broad range of 16- and 32-bit products, enabling develo...

Full article: http://www.microchip.com/pagehandler/en-us/press-release/...

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